College of Liberal Arts Student Scholarships and Awards

In addition to university scholarships and financial aid, the College of Liberal Arts offers more than 100 college and departmental awards and scholarships. 

The following are just a few of the scholarships available to College of Liberal Arts students. 

  • The Donald Parsons Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding College of Liberal Arts student in any year who demonstrates financial need.
  • The Ellen Stover Northup Award in International Studies is a need-based scholarship awarded to outstanding College of Liberal Arts students to assist with the costs of studying abroad for one semester, with preference given to students studying abroad for the first time.
  • The James H. Glackin Scholarship is a need-based scholarship for first-year students who exhibit academic achievement in the College of Liberal Arts.
  • The Jane D. Mackler Scholarship is awarded to first-year, sophomore and junior students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.
  • The Marie Rittenhouse Masters Scholarship is awarded to College of Liberal Arts students who graduated from the Philadelphia public school system and demonstrate academic achievement.
  • The Nadia Kravchenko Award is given to a nontraditional College of Liberal Arts student pursuing his or her bachelor’s degree.

Learn more about College of Liberal Arts scholarships

Department Scholarships

Department scholarship and award recipients are selected by the department faculty each year. If you have questions regarding departmental awards, contact your faculty advisor.

Scholarships available to undergraduate students in German programs include the following opportunities.

  • The German Professor’s Prize is an annual award given by the Departments of French, German, Italian and Slavic to the most outstanding members of the graduating class in recognition of excellence in German studies.
  • The German Society of Pennsylvania Award is intended to provide financial assistance to selected undergraduate students majoring in German language and literature. Awards are based primarily on the student’s achievement and promise, although financial need may also be considered.
  • The Delta Phi Alpha Scholarship is open to German juniors and seniors, who can apply for $1250 to $2500 scholarships. Eligible students should be a member of Delta Phi Alpha, have demonstrated excellence in German studies, and intend to further their studies with research and study abroad in a German-speaking country.

Learn more about scholarships and awards available to Interdisciplinary German Studies majors

Financial Aid

Follow these steps to apply for financial aid. Learn how your student status affects your financial aid options and application process. Read about your educational grant and loan options.

Contact Student Financial Services at sfs@temple.edu or 215-204-2244 with any questions you might have.

Federal Stafford Loans

Applying for federal Stafford loans requires completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). At Temple University, unsubsidized Stafford loans are available to full-time students up to a maximum amount of $20,500 annually.

Federal Work-study

Eligibility for the Federal Work-study Program is based on the applicant’s need as determined by the information on the applicant's FAFSA. In addition, students must be enrolled at least half time and maintain satisfactory academic progress. Students are paid biweekly for hours worked.

Learn aid, scholarship and work-study options at Student Financial Services.

Questions

For more information or if you have questions about scholarships and awards in the College of Liberal Arts, contact 
Hannah McEwen, academic advisor, Center for Academic Advising & Professional Development. 
Email: hanna.mcewen@temple.edu